[vdr] Which extension for TS files?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Jan 4 22:34:17 CET 2009


On 04.01.2009 19:21, Nicolas Huillard wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger a écrit :
>> Up to now VDR has used names like 001.vdr for its recording files.
>> While moving to Transport Stream as the recording format, I need to
>> use a different file name extension, and so was wondering which one
>> to use. My first idea was *.ts, for "Transport Stream", but when I
>> point, for instance, Konqueror to such a file, it thinks it is a
>> "Qt Translation Source". So I was wondering if I should use *.mpg
>> instead. This one is identified by Konqueror as an MPEG file and
>> will make it launch a proper player.
> 
> I think the option is clearly defined now.
> I little thing that always annoyed me was that every recoding file had 
> the .vdr extension, whatever the actual contents (it seemed like the 
> file name was used as an extension). See:
>      index.vdr
>      info.vdr
>      marks.vdr
>      resume.vdr
> 
> Maybe you will find an opportunity to improve this at the same time...

Well, how about leaving the ".vdr" part away altogether?

Klaus



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